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Good variety of recipes that can be cooked in either a crockpot or Instant Pot.   This cookbook has 100 crockpot recipes and each have many variations for gluten-free, paleo, ‘picky eaters’ (i.e. less spicy) or vegan diets. The accompanying photographs look scrumptious. There are many unusual recipes including tomatoContinue Reading

This is a short non-fiction book about the celebrity culture in which we currently live. It is interesting and definitely worth the time to read it. The cover of the book says “The famous, the infamous, and why we care way too much about them”. I expected more research thanContinue Reading

Good tearjerker story Good tearjerker to read on 9/11. However, some of the text seemed stretched out to make a book-length story from an excellent NY Times article, which I read after the book. Still a tragic story about how terrorism impacts more than just the immediate victims but alsoContinue Reading

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Great Practical Solutions for Fixing Dysfunctional Relationships. A practical guide on how to deal with relationship issues with children through improving communication. This book offers concrete answers including how to respond to petulant or uncommunicative teenagers. The author suggests a balance between the business (teaching and disciplinary) and personal (funContinue Reading

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Nothing New Here. Absolutely nothing new here for anyone who has read at least a few diet books in the last couple of years. As Dr Phil states we just need to quit looking for a miracle weight loss solution. You can start by not bothering to read this book.

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Little known history of America attacking Canada! Canada Under Attack is an interesting story of Irish-American Civil War veterans, the Fenians, who decided to invade Canada to force England to free Ireland. I wonder how many pints it took to dream up that scheme (don’t hate on me–I’m also Irish-AmericanContinue Reading